AIK vs Norrkoping
Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Friends Arena, Solna.
A real buzz is expected in and around Friends Arena on Saturday afternoon when AIK host Norrkoping in the most interesting clash of the Matchday in Allsvenskan. The hosts brought drama into the competition by shocking the runaway leaders Hammarby on the road on Sunday.
The gap at the very top of the standings was thus reduced down to three points, but the schedule does not quite go in the favour of Gnaget who have to play the third-placed Norrkoping at the weekend, just three days after the mid-week fixture against the sixth-placed Hacken.
Maintaining the winning thread will thus be a very challenging task for Rikard Norling given they’ll be up against an outfit which won three on the bounce netting as many as eight goals in the process.
AIK vs Norrkoping: Head-to-head
The head to head stats entirely fancy AIK who won 23 and lost only 9 of 42 encounters with Norrkoping.
The gap in quality was especially expressed in Gnaget’s home ties as Peking lost 13 and won only 3 of 22 away matches against AIK.
Norrkoping failed to find the back of the net in each of last four encounters with AIK.
Gnaget won three and drew one of last four meetings with Peking.
AIK vs Norrkoping: Prediction
Jens Gustafsson’s troops have been thriving up front recently, bagging eight during the three-win streak against Ostersunds, IFK Goteborg and Dalkurd. They’ll face hard times maintaining such form at Friends Arena where they will be up against league’s best defensive line which only allowed five goals in ten opening games of the competition.
AIK kept things tight at the back against the table-toppers away from home last weekend and we strongly believe they have what it takes to do the same against Peking here. The home win is definitely worth backing at 2.30 odds knowing that AIK won 13 and lost just 3 of 22 home outings in H2H games with Norrkoping over the history.
AIK vs Norrkoping: Bet Tips
- AIK to win @ 2.30
- Under 2.5 goals FT @ 1.85.